Optimized oxidoreductases for medium and large scale industrial biotransformations
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[ 2013 ] Strittmatter E, Liers C, Ullrich R, Wachter S, Hofrichter M, Plattner D, Piontek K First Crystal Structure of a Fungal High-Redox Potential Dye-decolorizing Peroxidase: Substrate Interaction Sites and Long-Range Electron Transfer J. Biol. Chem., 288: 4095-4102
[ 2013 ] Strittmatter E, Wachter S, Liers C, Ullrich R, Hofrichter M, Plattner D, Piontek K Radical formation on a conserved tyrosine residue is crucial for DyP activity Arch. Biochem. Biophys., 537: 161-167
[ 2013 ] Turbe-Doan A, Arfi Y, Record E, Estrada-Alvarado I, Levasseur A Heterologous production of cellobiose dehydrogenases from the basidiomycete Coprinopsis cinerea and the ascomycete Podospora anserina and their effect on saccharification of wheat straw Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 97: 4873-4885
[ 2013 ] Wang X, Peter S, Ullrich R, Hofrichter M, Groves JT Driving Force for Oxygen-Atom Transfer by Heme-Thiolate Enzymes Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 52: 9238-9241
year2019
Switching the substrate preference of fungal aryl-alcohol oxidase: towards stereoselective oxidation of secondary benzyl alcohols
Serrano A, Sancho F, Viña-Gonzalez J, Carro J, Alcalde M, Guallar V, Martínez AT
Catal. Sci. Technol., doi: 10.1039/C8CY02447B

Oxidation of primary alcohols by aryl-alcohol oxidase (AAO), a flavoenzyme that provides H2O2 to fungal peroxidases for lignin degradation in nature, is achieved by concerted hydroxyl proton transfer and stereoselective hydride abstraction from the pro-R benzylic position. In racemic secondary alcohols, the R-hydrogen abstraction would result in the selective oxidation of the S-enantiomer to the corresponding ketone. This stereoselectivity of AAO may be exploited for enzymatic deracemization of chiral mixtures and isolation of R-enantiomers of industrial interest by switching the enzyme activity from primary to secondary alcohols. A combination of computational simulations and mutagenesis has been used to produce AAO variants with increased activity on secondary alcohols, using the already available F501A variant of Pleurotus eryngii AAO as a starting point. Adaptive-PELE simulations for the diffusion of (S)-1-(p-methoxyphenyl)-ethanol in this variant allowed Ile500 to be identified as one of the key residues with a higher number of contacts with the substrate during its transition from the solvent to the active site. Substitution of Ile500 produced more efficient variants for the oxidation of several secondary alcohols, and the I500M/F501W double variant was able to fully oxidize (after 75 min) with high selectivity (ee >99%) the S-enantiomer of the model secondary aryl-alcohol (±)-1-(p-methoxyphenyl)-ethanol, while the R-enantiomer remained unreacted.

Official webpage of indox [ industrialoxidoreductases ]. Optimized oxidoreductases for medium and large scale industrial biotransformations. This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under Grant Agreement nº: FP7-KBBE-2013-7-613549. © indox 2013. Developed by garcíarincón